Archive for 2013
Featured Artists: Robert Silvers, Chholing Taha, Don Mitchell and Stephen Jones November 13
Unique pieces grace a Las Vegas airport, a Native American artist reinterprets ancestral stories and imagery, an internationally famous sculptor ignites imagination with his whimsical designs, and a milliner outfits royalty with his creations.
Featured Artists: Matthew Wilson, Impressionists, Eiteljorg's guitar exhibition and Jimi Hendrix October 30
Meet a young ceramic artist experimenting with functional art, learn about the eyes of the impressionists, trace the evolution of the guitar, and hear the family stories of an American musical legend.
Featured Artists: James Turrell, James DeRosso, Momo and Kaharu, and The Day of the Dead October 16
Explore the art of light and space, check out one sculptor's whimsical take on monsters, see two sisters from the East draw inspiration from world music, and learn how some Latino artists mark the Day of the Dead.
Featured Artists: Irish Arts Center, RAWartists, Arabella Tattershall and the Bogart Film Festival October 2
Take a walk on the Irish side, examine the ART of networking, see where dress-making intersects with the craft of welding, and learn about the anti-hero of film noir.
Featured Artists: Olympia Dukakis, Julie Seltzer, Daniel Bernard Roumain and "The Hollow Crown" September 13
An award-winning actress returns to a favorite theatrical role; a female scribe writes herself into the history books; a Haitian composer marches to the beat of an experimental drum and behind the scenes of an ambitious Shakespearean play.
Featured Artists: Roman Vishniak, JoAnn Verburg and Recreating "The Glass Menagerie" August 29
A German Jewish photographer captures the country's changing political reality; a painter captures the dormancy of Colorado winters; a renowned theater tackles a somber American classic; and a photographer leads us on a journey of self-discovery.
Featured Artists: Jake Shimabukuro, Tallmadge Doyle, Walter S. Arnold and Nancy Mooslin July 24
See how a traditional instrument makes a big splash; how art intersects with science; meet an expert stone carver; and watch a painter / pianist converting the music she loves into works of art.
Featured Artists: Ayikodans, Museum of the Dog, and Annie: From Script to Stage June 26
A deeper understanding of man's best friend; a dance company puts Haitian heritage front-and-center; a painter who doesn't let his disability get in the way of his art and little orphan Annie returns to Broadway.
Featured Artists: Abrahán Garza, Elmar Oliveira, Judith Shea, and Art Farm Nebraska May 22
Art meets agriculture; a sculptor delves into her self portrait; a photographer shows us that the past is often just an arm's length away and we meet a renowned violinist who made his mark during the cold war.
Featured Artists: Michael Eastman, Rosie Herrera, Michael Birawer, and The Menil Collection April 24
This edition of ARTWORKS features a profile of photographer Michael Eastman, an introduction to The Menil Collection in Houston, the work of painter Michael Birawer, and performance artist Rosie Herrera.
Featured Artists: Tyson Cole, Tom Schroeder, Ning Hou and Gunilla Klingberg March 27
A chef reveals the fine art of making sushi; a painter finds art in nature; an artist uses company logos to create intricate patterns and an animator whose work tells real-life stories in an improvisational style.
Featured Artists: A.D. Wheeler, Aaron Casey, Eric Meek and Emily Gray Koehler February 26
Meet a photographer whose subjects are in ruins; an artist who keeps his priorities straight; someone who puts his heart, soul and sweat into his work; and a printmaker whose work brings constant surprises.